Serve a page in Trac within an Iframe


This plugin allows you to add a button to the main navigation bar and serve a page in the Trac template within an Iframe linking to the appropriate URL. This will work for any number of URLs specified in the proper format.

See also: MenusPlugin, NavAddPlugin.

Bugs/Feature Requests

Existing bugs and feature requests for TracTabPlugin are here.

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Download the zipped source from here.


You can check out TracTabPlugin from here using Subversion, or browse the source with Trac.


General instructions on installing Trac plugins can be found on the TracPlugins page.


The following trac.ini configuration will create 2 new tabs on the main navigation bar, one named Google and the other named Edgewall, with the respective URLs and permissions, for example Google requires WIKI_VIEW, while Edgewall requires TRAC_ADMIN. The handlers for these items will be /tractab/Google and /tractab/My%20Blog:

tractab.* = enabled

names = Google, Edgewall
urls =,

Note: The perms parameter is optional, but if left unspecified, it requires the TRAC_ADMIN permission to view the tabs.

Recent Changes

12716 by rjollos on 2013-03-13 15:25:53
Refs #5742: Refactored template.
12715 by rjollos on 2013-03-13 15:08:26

Refs #5742:

  • Moved import of resource_filename to its customary location within the ITemplateProvider method.
  • Organized imports.
  • Minor source code formatting changes.
  • Removed unused method.
12714 by rjollos on 2013-03-13 14:55:40

Refs #5742: Misc changes.

  • Modified entry point.
  • Added url to
  • Added to
    • license header
    • description and long description
    • project url
    • included "2-Clause" in license description
  • Formatted source code.


Author: bobbysmith007
Maintainer: none (needsadoption)

Last modified 12 months ago Last modified on Nov 13, 2015, 12:03:52 PM